How to make good use of your salon space for a perfect salon furniture arrangement? How to ensure you space is conducive to work, and furnishing arrangement is attractive to clients? You would better decide a proper floor plan for your space and salon furniture arrangements.
Salon space measurement: take measurements of all salon inner walls and space to see how big the area you can use for salon furniture arrangements. Please note down the structural features that may restrain the arrangements, such as doorways, and steps.
Salon furniture listing: list down the types and the quantities of salon furniture you need to put into your salon depend on the services you will offer. Note down the extra space for waxing, spa or nail service if you have.
Decide salon furniture locations: according to the list of salon furniture, make decisions on the location for each by the dimensions of each piece of salon furniture.
Draw a paper graph floor plan: use a paper graph to draw a basic outline of salon floor plan. Meanwhile create scaled paper cutouts to represent your salon furniture pieces. Move these cutouts pieces for different furniture arrangements to find out the most suitable one for your salon.
Decide the final floor plan: after you have decided the best salon furniture arrangement for your space, draw the final floor plan on a new piece of graph paper.
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When selecting salon furniture and equipment, the most frequent asked questions are whether they are suitable for the design theme of salons. So what kinds of salon styles will you choose as the base of salon furniture and equipment selection? Here are some main styles categorized for you as a reference.
Luxurious French-Style (or called Boudoir-Style): It is featured with glamourous style of design and luxurious salon furniture and equipment. Pinks and purples especially fit for this theme. Fluffy cushions on waiting area, oval styling mirrors and theatrical chandeliers are commonly seen with this kind of salon design.
Classic Style Salons: it is a safe option to salon design since it can be timeless and attractive to all ages and genders. The salon furniture of this kind can be used for longer time without change.
Modern and Minimalism Style: Simple and contemporary designed salon furniture with a clutter free look is the feature to this kind of salon. The use of latest and technologically advanced salon equipment like styling tools will enhance this theme. It is quite suitable for men’s salons and barber shops.
Bold Design to be Different Style: You can put into use from the brightest colour to the wall, to vivid salon furniture and wacky decorative art work. It is a free style of innovative design. But please do not forget the comfort for clients and do not end up with a mess.
Salon towel rack is a piece of salon furniture that can help to keep your towels display neat, tidy and convenient for use. A proper salon towel rack will offer an eye-catching effect to your salon as well. Please take a few points into consideration when you are planning for this piece of salon furniture.
The size – before making the purchase, please consider how many towels you will put on the salon towel rack furniture; and you will put them shaped in rolls or folded flat. The towel quantity and size, and the space of the salon should decide the size of this towel rack.
Design and colour – the design and colour of this piece of salon furniture should coordinate with you whole salon décor. Think about whether you want a wall mounted towel rack to perform as an eye-catching wall sculpture or a free standing unit as a statement-making centerpiece.
Cleanliness and materials – the salon towel rack furniture should make a clean and tidy image to your clients. Therefore, it should be easy to clean and maintained. Since this piece of salon furniture may put closed to the backwash units, please make sure its material is rust-proof and can stand with moisture and heat.
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Apart from the salon design, and salon furniture and equipment selection, there are some more details you should pay attention to when considering salon comfort for your clients.
Customer service: Apart from comfortable salon furniture, high quality customer services will help to retain your client loyalty. From the first greeting to shampooing, cutting, colouring, styling process until the final payment, the clients should receive warmly welcome and high quality services with patience for answering all their questions.
Refreshment: Besides offering something to drink, and magazine to read, you can have TV programs, wonderful music to play for clients on waiting area or during long-time hair colouring or styling. Always notice whether your clients feel comfortable when you need to adjust the salon furniture or when you give them a massage.
Cleanliness and Lighting: It is important to keep cleaning the whole salon and all the salon furniture and equipment frequently. Meanwhile, please make sure the interior lighting is bright yet gentle to your clients.
Atmosphere: In order to achieve a comfortable and cozy salon atmosphere, some other factors you can consider are putting some scented candles and fragrances at suitable pieces of salon furniture; giving some free samples to long-term clients, or complimentary products to long waiting clients.
How to increase the customer satisfaction for your salon to retain more client royalty? It is important to make clients feel comfortable and easy at home in your salon. When you start drawing the salon floor plan and selecting salon furniture, you should have made clients’ comfort a priority. Paying attention to details of your salon furniture selection will help to achieve this.
Reception Area: The reception area will form the first impression of your salon to clients. It should be equipped with pieces of salon furniture like reception desk with a welcoming feel to it.
Waiting Area: In order to reduce dullness and impatience to clients, the waiting area should be placed with comfortable pieces of salon furniture like waiting chairs and tables. If possible, some refreshments like a cup of coffee or tea, reading materials should be offered to clients.
Shampoo stations: It is necessary to select some pieces of comfortable salon backwash furniture to enhance the client comfort during the shampooing process. Soft towels are essential as well.
Hair Cutting and Styling Sections: It is ideal to separate the different pieces of salon furniture for hair cutting and styling sections. Comfortable, yet affordable barber chairs and styling chairs can be purchase to benefit the clients and hair stylists.
Manicure and Pedicure Stations: A comfortable and easy to clean piece of salon furniture of this kind will be very necessary to both clients and attendant.
Massage and Spa Rooms: Apart from selecting comfortable and suitable pieces of salon massage tables, the privacy and convenience of clients should be carefully considered.
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There are some more tips for the product display on the display salon furniture.
- Re-arrange the location of products on salon display furniture. By changing the products location from times to times, it will help to attract new attention from clients. They may think there are new products coming in for sales.
- Display the products by different colours and different shapes. If you have various products on display salon furniture, you’d better mix them with different colours and shapes. It will enable clients to distinguish one product from another.
- Match the related product brochures near to the display salon furniture. Please do not forget to make full use of the product brochures. You can put it next to the related products or on the display table on waiting area to draw clients’ notice.
- Give full training of the products knowledge to your staff. Your staff should keep the products details in mind so as to answer all the questions from clients. You also can encourage your stylists explain each product they are applying to their clients.
- Make sure display salon furniture a dust-free area. Please remember that the display products and the display shelf or table should be cleaned frequently. The dust-free image will set up a pleasant atmosphere to your clients. On the other hand, products full of dust will look like they have not being touched for a long time and not popular for sales.
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There may have been full preparation for your salon display furniture and stock of various shampoos, conditioners and styling products for sales. But do you know how to maximize the products sales to maximize your profit? It is important to well-organize your products for display to pull your clients’ attention.
- Choose a good location for product display salon furniture. It is important to put your display shelf or table or rack on a location with good traffic-flow pattern and good lighting, so that your clients will easily notice your products.
- Pay attention to “piggy-back” sales effect. The relevant items can be put together on shelves to encourage sales of different categories of products. For example, put the same brand of products together on shelves; or match styling products with related styling tools on display salon furniture.
- Put display products on other pieces of salon furniture. Apart from a display shelf or table, you can consider other frequently used salon furniture for products display, for example, a corner table on waiting area; the worktop of a styling unit.
- Make good use of the eye level. Remember to put the highest priced products on an eye level point of the display salon furniture. It will make sure that clients’ first attention will be taken by these kinds of items.
- Set the most popular items on easily accessible salon furniture. You can put the most popular products on the checkout counter or the fist display shelf on your clients’ way to pay. These areas will easily attract the clients’ attention to increase their desire to purchase.
Display shelf is a necessary piece of salon furniture that will help to maximize your salon products sales. Which salon furniture of this kind is suitable to your salon? Here are some tips for you to consider.
Easy to be seen – this is a piece of salon furniture for your salon products display. It should easily be seen and attract the attention from clients. You can choose a display shelf made by glossy materials; and make sure that it is placed on a location with good lighting.
Suitable shape and size – you should decide the shape and size of this salon furniture depending on the location of this shelf, the size and quantity of salon products you will display for sale.
Salon décor – no matter what style of display shelves you like, it should match with the whole atmosphere of your salon and the design of other pieces of salon furniture.
Easy to clean – this is a piece of salon furniture that will always put in full view of your clients. It should be cleaned frequently and easy to be maintained.
Finally, please select the suitable one with affordable price concerning to your budget. SAP Furniture offers different types of salon furniture to meet your needs and wants.
After some general knowledge about this piece of salon furniture, it is good to know how many kinds of styling units are available in salon furniture and equipment market. You can simply choose floor to ceiling styling stations to free standing ones; or especially order bespoke styling units directly from manufacturers.
Basic types – some basic types of this piece of salon furniture include portable/free standing styling units, wall-mounted, styling units integrated with shampoo stations, styling units with worktop, one stylist, and two stylists to multi- stylists.
The mirror – you can check what types of mirror you like on this piece of salon furniture to make the decision. For example, do you want a free standing one, or one-sided or two-sided one, or wall-mounted one, or the one on worktop, or the specially designed mirror spreading up to ceiling?
Making material – you can also search for this kind of salon furniture depends on the making material. The common materials are wood, stainless steel, and leather. Some of the mirrors are surrounded with lighting which will make more brightness to hair stylists and clients.
Other thoughtful features – some of this piece of salon furniture include spacious worktop and a built-in footrest for clients. Some others have integrated dryer holder, styling shelf and plug socket. And some are integrated with a shampoo unit for hair wash. If you have chosen a styling unit without hair dryer holder, you can search for a free standing hair dryer holder for it.
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An important piece of salon furniture to finish your salon design is called a styling unit or styling station. It is where your clients will sit in front of to accept the beauty or hair styling process and your hair stylist will work with to complete the process. Therefore, it is necessary to make sure this piece of salon furniture will be attractive, comfortable, practical and durable to both clients and stylists. Firstly, there will be some general advice for you.
Its design and your budget – the styling unit you choose should be coordinated with all other pieces of salon furniture. Please carefully choose its shape, colour and design to meet the whole theme of the salon. Of course, you also need to consider whether the price is affordable.
Comfort and convenience – the styling unit should be a piece of salon furniture that makes your clients feel comfortable and pleasant. For example, a built-in footrest will enhance the feeling of comfort; some storage space for clients’ bags and coffee will be more thoughtful.
Practical functions – please check whether there are enough shelves or drawers for hairdressing accessories like scissors, hairs dryers, styling products. A clutter-free image for the piece of salon furniture will offer a pleasant working condition for hair stylists, and is more appealing for clients.
Easy to clean – make sure the mirror and the whole frame of the styling unit is easy to clean, and the material of the station can deliver years of performance.
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